Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery

  • Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—after the hurricanes

    Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—after the hurricanes

    Resiliency and coastal restoration experts say severe storm recovery starts with preparedness

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  • Can Caribbean islands modernize their way to affordable, resilient energy grids?

    Can Caribbean islands modernize their way to affordable, resilient energy grids?

    Storms like Irma and Maria expose the cost and vulnerability of diesel-based energy; renewables and battery storage will change the game

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  • Join us at the American Public Works Association (APWA) PWX National Conference!

    Join us at the American Public Works Association (APWA) PWX National Conference!

    Connect with our experts as they discuss everything from resilience planning to managing infrastructure risk in your community!

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  • River resiliency: Restoring function and process following a natural disaster

    River resiliency: Restoring function and process following a natural disaster

    In the face of adversity, it’s important to align stakeholders to foster recovery—and to prepare for the next disaster

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  • Community Development conferences and speaking engagements

    Community Development conferences and speaking engagements

    Join our experts as they share knowledge at industry events around the world

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  • Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Using the natural environment helps our coasts endure and thrive in the face of severe weather, flooding, and climate change

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  • AMPIng Up Solutions for Flood Risk12:31

    AMPIng Up Solutions for Flood Risk

    The Automated Mitigation Project Identifier is an innovative model that assesses structural flood risk across multiple scenarios. Video from Stantec’s Breckenridge Forum—part of our C&I Program.

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  • What utilities can do now to prepare for a major storm event—4 key initiatives

    What utilities can do now to prepare for a major storm event—4 key initiatives

    In hurricane-prone Florida, preparing power delivery systems for resiliency in advance of storms can reduce restoration time and costs

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  • A passion and commitment to disaster relief and recovery—it started on a bicycle

    A passion and commitment to disaster relief and recovery—it started on a bicycle

    A young professional’s path from Bike & Build to FEMA Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager has taken her from one disaster to the next

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  • Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—resiliency, planning, and preparedness

    Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—resiliency, planning, and preparedness

    Economics of Water, a Series—Part 2: Community leaders must have a clear understanding of their vulnerabilities and sensitivities

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  • Resiliency, hardening and reliability

    Resiliency, hardening and reliability

    Resiliency, Hardening, and Reliability have become familiar terms in the power industry. The Bayonne Energy Center (BEC) II Expansion Project in Bayonne, New Jersey is not immune to these terms.

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  • A US Infrastructure Report Card 2017 preview

    A US Infrastructure Report Card 2017 preview

    An insider’s look at grading America’s infrastructure

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  • 4 reasons why a dam owner should want an emergency action plan

    4 reasons why a dam owner should want an emergency action plan

    EAPs protect the facility and the community, and most importantly, a dam owner’s sanity.

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  • Is your levee at risk? 3 ways to keep your community safe

    Is your levee at risk? 3 ways to keep your community safe

    FEMA may come knocking under levee regulations asking for your certification. We’ve got some tips to help you prepare.

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  • Preparing for disaster: Planning for the crossroads of hazards and humanity

    Preparing for disaster: Planning for the crossroads of hazards and humanity

    The potential for disasters has never been higher. The good news? Our ability to plan and prepare for resilience has never been greater.

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  • How to work with underserved communities on climate change

    How to work with underserved communities on climate change

    Leveraging the experiences of vulnerable people makes for an even stronger community

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  • Hurricane season begins on June 1. Are you prepared?

    Hurricane season begins on June 1. Are you prepared?

    Disaster managers gear up, and so can you

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  • Top 7 ways to design with resilient communities in mind

    Top 7 ways to design with resilient communities in mind

    Our resiliency experts offer ideas to help communities prepare for the future—from tiny homes to high-quality transit

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  • The 2013 Alberta floods: Looking back at the disaster one year later

    The 2013 Alberta floods: Looking back at the disaster one year later

    Russ Mackenzie gives us an up-close view of the 2013 southern Alberta floods - and how our teams rallied to support our communities.

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  • How weeks spent in the field led to the largest freshwater turtle recovery in the US

    How weeks spent in the field led to the largest freshwater turtle recovery in the US

    An environmental recovery effort that returned a river back to its inhabitants and the community.

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